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ASUS Vivobook s550CB SSD unallocated after reset

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    Windows 8 Single Language 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200)

    ASUS Vivobook s550CB SSD unallocated after reset

    I have ASUS vivobook s550cb with windows 8 in it (OEM). It has 1 TB HDD+24GB SSD. Previously, before I reset all drives in this laptop with the OEM OS, the SSD seems to be fully allocated. After reset, the SSD is offline and unallocated. Though, I have made it online in GPT disk, it is still unallocated. How can I utilize the SSD back to its previous condition? I have read all instructions in several forums and I can't seem t find solutions.
    FYI, I have not installed anything yet in this laptop after reset.
    Here is the disk management status:
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    right click the drive and select format..
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  3. #3

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    Windows 8 Single Language 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200)

    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    right click the drive and select format..
    I want to use it as a caching drive, instead of storing files. How can I do it? I have followed the instruction from GUIDE Install ExpressCache for SSD Caching - Acer Community
    I did the express cache only, though I have intel rapid start installed from the default. So, the partition in the SSD is all primary partition without hibernated partition. The process was successfully done. However, the ECCmd -info does not showing any caching statistic as I imagine it would be, the result is:
    Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]
    (c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

    C:\Users\Ricky>ECCmd -info
    ExpressCache Command Version
    Copyright⌐ 2010-2012 Condusiv Technologies.
    Date Time: 4/11/2015 2:10:10:573 (RICKY #10)

    and disk management shows that the space is not used at all, 22.36 GB capacity and 22.36 GB free in that volume.
    The question is, am I doing it wrong or there should be other step or process that I need to do?
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ASUS Vivobook s550CB SSD unallocated after reset
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